We offer creative solutions for a creative industry.
As a to the trade Interior Design Professional, what if you could outsource one of your most time-intensive, energy-depleting tasks? What if handing it off actually added money to your bottom line?
At Coco to the Trade, we work with designers to get them the furnishings they need at the prices they want. As one of our design partners, you will have access to the best prices our vendors can offer, our seasoned logistical services, and hands-on assistance with order management. You will have a team of procurement experts handling every step of the process, so that you can get back to designing.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Mary Gorman, Principal"Mary spent the first 16 years of her career as a Financial Analyst on Wall Street. After taking some time off to raise her daughters, she returned to the workforce to pursue her passion: interior design. In the years since, her design work has evolved from a window treatment franchise to retail interior design and ultimately to positioning herself as an industry expert. As a brick-and-mortar business owner, Mary learned the ins-and-outs of the wholesale process and how to best navigate vendor relationships, and in that, found her niche. In working with designers, Mary has found a role that fulfills her creatively and gives her an outlet for her experiences in analytics and design. She is motivated every day by the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded people and help them streamline their process so they can be their most creative selves. Signature Design Aesthetic: Coastal Transitional Coffee Order: Half regular/half-decaf with 2% milk, and I never deviate. Guilty Pleasures: The Hallmark Channel, sunsets on the beach, and Tory Burch.
Lori Ramundo, Claims Specialist"With a background in design and a passion for helping others, Lori is a perfect fit for the role of claims specialist. She provides design partners with the knowledge, guidance, and communication they need to make their vision for each space a tangible reality. In her free time, you will find Lori gardening, painting, taking photos, or entertaining friends. Hiking in the Ramapo Mountains with her Chocolate Labrador, Karma, is a daily ritual, and she enjoys the occasional yoga class. Signature Design Aesthetic: Transitional and comfortable with a punch of poshy.
Sara Waldron, Logistics Specialist"As Logistics Specialist, Sara tracks every order and continuously updates our Google Tracking Sheet. Sara is the primary point of contact for tracking and status updates on your orders and helps keep things running smoothly behind the scenes. Before joining us at Coco, Sara worked as a photographer. In her spare time, you will find her photographing the beautiful wildlife that visits her backyard and writing songs. Signature Design Aesthetic: Vintage
Marisa, Project Manager"After graduating from college, Marisa decided to move to Boston and start her career at an Investment Consulting firm where she worked for five years as an analyst. While Marisa liked her job she always loved interior design and happily joined Coco To The Trade to help manage the day to day operations. She does everything from quoting to processing orders and communicating with designers about their sourcing needs. Signature Design Aesthetic: Transitional coastal
Christina, Admin & Accounting"As the newest member of our team, Christina keeps track of making sure all of our orders are processed correctly and paid on time.
Apply to Our Designer Trade Program
As a Coco Design Partner, you will have access to our exclusive vendor pricing and experienced logistical team. We handle the practicalities of procurement so you can get back to designing.